CARE Ethiopia Advisor- Resource Mobilization Jobs in Ethiopia

CARE Ethiopia Advisor- Resource Mobilization Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Id: 199643

Category: Business Development, Social Sciences and Community, Strategic Planning
Location: Addis Ababa
Career Level: Senior Level (5+ years experience)
Salary: $1,564.00

Job Description

Internal/external Vacancy Announcement
Advisor – Resource Mobilization (Re-Advertised)

CARE Ethiopia’s mission is to work with the poor women and men, boys and girls, communities and institutions, to have a significant impact on the underlying causes of poverty in Ethiopia.

Date: February 22, 2019

Vacancy No.: 017/19

Salary: USD 1,564

No of positions: 1 (one)

Type of Employment: Regular

Duty base and Position: Addis Ababa

Dead Line: March 1, 2019

Objective: Provide support for program development, grant management and resource acquisition with high standards of appropriateness, timeliness, and effectiveness.

Lead the design process of full proposals and concept papers less than $4 million. Ensure that grants are managed effectively through appropriate, timely and detailed communication and reporting to key stakeholders.

Encourage and facilitate the documentation of promising practices and lessons learned in program development, grant management and resource acquisition.

Responsibilities and Tasks:

1. Program Development:

  • Work closely with the PD to oversee and operationalize the CO funding strategy, ensuring alignment with program strategy, identified direction and funding priorities including context of humanitarian needs, response strategy as well as operational feasibility and technical quality.

  • Monitor and analyze new funding opportunities that align with the overall funding strategy and allow the CO to meet the intended strategic objectives.

  • Work with Sector leads, PQL and PoMs to capture programming gaps/opportunities and lessons learned from on-going projects to inform new intervention designs.

    2. Proposal Development and Writing:

  • Guide the proposal development process for all new funding opportunities, working closely with the PD to ensure alignment with CO strategy.

  • Facilitate the Go/No Go decision process and develop the proposal development Schedule, roles and responsibilities for the proposal development team.

  • Review assessments and baseline reports to gather and prepare background information and data for the design of programs and projects.

  • Ensure engagement of key stakeholders (e.g. government ministries, communities, sector leads) in the proposal design process.

  • Lead CARE’s component of joint design with partners for consortia interventions and negotiate CARE’s role with partners, in coordination and consultation with the PD

  • Lead the Proposal writing, working closely with Sector advisers for the intervention design and Finance for the direct project cost budgeting, ensuring donor compliance and competitiveness

  • Facilitate the review process of design documents with CMP/Regional focal points and CO SMT and final submission.

    3: Program Management and Representation Support:

  • Coordinate grant start-up
    and any required training (e.g., donor requirements) with the CMPs, partner, and other key stakeholders

  • Ensure all involved staff and stakeholders have copies of approved program design (narrative, log-frame, monitoring and evaluation plan, budget, and grant agreement) and that they understand donor regulations, reporting and other requirements.

  • Ensure timely and qualitative donor reporting, including managing the M&E calendar, reviewing reports and doing the final submission to donors.

  • Revise program documents as necessary and coordinate with PD, PM and Finance Team to ensure complete approved grant amendments, including Cost and No-Cost Extensions

  • Facilitate close-out process for assigned projects (includes close-out workshop, final reports, asset disposal and lessons learned)

    4: Communications Support:

  • Support the production and dissemination of CARE’s stories demonstrating strategic plan and programmatic profiles, using video, photo and electronic presentations

  • Responsible for preparing guidance (talking Points) in anticipation of inquiries from news media about CARE activities, especially in the event of an emergency response

  • Provide technical advice and support to different program units in the production of programmatic visibility works and PR related activities

  • Responsible for conducting training needs assessment on communication related activities

    Job Requirements


    A) Education/training

  • Required: BA/BSc Degree in Social Sciences, International Development or equivalent

  • Desired: Masters in Social Science, International Development or equivalent

    B) Experience

  • Required: Minimum of 2 years working experiences in relief and development contexts

  • Demonstrated success in securing international development funding from sources such as USAID/OFDA, EU/ECHO, DFID, GAC/DFATD, and other institutional donors
  • Demonstrated proposal development experience, including managing proposal development teams.


  • Knowledge of the development industry, international NGOs and funding trends.

  • Strong leadership, strategic, analytical, organizational, planning, facilitation, collaboration & team building skills.

  • Strong negotiation, decision making and problem solving skills

    C) Technical Skills


  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in both English

  • Excellent analysis and written skills for writing concept papers and design documents (including log frames and indicators).

  • Computer knowledge including Word, Excel, Lotus Notes and Power Point

  • Understand financial management and resource allocation.

  • Capacity to work in multi-cultural and high-stress environments

  • Some experience in production of communication material

  • Firm belief and commitment in teamwork;

    D) Competencies

  • Organizational Positioning Skills and Managing Vision and Purpose

  • Process Management, Time Management and organizing skills

  • Strategic Agility

    How to Apply

    If you are interested to be part of our dynamic team, exciting work environment and contribute to CARE Ethiopia’s mission and vision, please apply to directly.

    Passionate and dedicated candidates who meet the requirement are strongly encouraged to apply, especially women

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